Founded in 2004 by world-renowned concert-pianist, pedagogue, and impresario Lynn Czae, the New York Classical Music Society, NYCMS, has quickly become one of the world’s foremost organizations in presenting today’s elite classical music’s performers before the international public. Annually, NYCMS presents concerts, master-classes, lecture-recitals, orchestral events, festivals, and operas, which are just a few of the many activities held across continents.
Drawn from amongst the pre-eminent performers in their respective fields, NYCMS’s roster includes distinguished pianists, string and wind virtuosi, conductors, composers, and rising stars of song and opera. Events and festivals are held in cities all over the world - New York City, London, Seoul, Paris, Edinburgh, Venice, Milano, Genoa, Kyiv, Bern, Geneva, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Hochiminh etc.
NYCMS is a fully incorporated, non-profit organization, collaborating regularly with some of the world’s leading Arts institutions including the: Milano Metro Orchestra, New York Repertory Orchestra,Chamber Music Society of Southern California, Seoul Chamber Ensemble, Bartok Society of California, Central Florida Wind Chamber, Erato Ensemble, Dawn and Dust Festivals, and United Artist Guild. In addition to its main focus, the genres of Film, Cinematography, Visual Arts, and Jazz number among the aesthetic directives of the organization.
Board of Directors
Lynn Czae - President and Executive Director (2004- )
Hugh Sung - Official Spokesperson
- International Advisory
- Public Relation Film Director
Rick H.Heymann - International Relation (2017-)
Robert Butts - Concert Advisory, New York
David Leibowitz - Orchestra and Concert Advisory
Stanley Alexandrowicz - Artistic Director, New York (2013- )
Leah D. Li - Director of Competition and Director of NYCMS China (2014- )
Giovanni Ricciardi - Artistic Director, Italy and Advisory, Italy (2020- )
YuJung Bae - Voice Competition Director (2016- 2019)
Young June Park, Ph.D. - NYCMS Asia Development Advisory
Stefano Micelli - Advisory, New York
Seunghee Cha - NYCMS Asia Secretary of Administration/Manager